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Headlines – November 15, 2013

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-11-15

Duration: 00:02:31

Subjects: BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 | United States. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act | HEALTH INSURANCE | Louisiana. National Guard | Pilots for Patients


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host


This segment from the November 15, 2013, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: BP paying the first installment of fines to the states impacted by the 2010 BP Oil Spill, including $68 million to Louisiana; less than 400 Louisiana residents signing up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare) in the first month; the Louisiana National Guard presenting purple hearts to three Guard members; and Pilots for Patients flying its 1800th free flight for a patient to receive treatment out of state.